What’s New at Love’s Farm House

There are lots of new groups and activities to keep you busy in 2019…

Fit Mums Post-natal Exercise Class

image-25NJ Fitness and Massage are introducing a post-natal exercise class on Wednesday mornings at 9.25am for mums with babies and toddlers. The 45-minute class will give you a full body workout, focusing on effective exercises to support your body post-pregnancy. Babies are welcome to stay in their buggy or car seat, or they can come and play on the mats with the toys that are provided. Classes are £30 for a 6-week block, and booking is essential. Contact NJfitnessandmassage@outlook.com to book.

Serene Baby Massage & Yoga

These baby massage and baby yoga classes on Thursday mornings are for babies aged eight weeks to pre-crawling. Learn soothing and calming holds for your baby, learn why he or she benefits from each massage and feel more connected and bonded to your baby. Contact Sareena on 07921 154861 or visit www.serene-baby.com for more information and to book.

Love’s Farm Movie Makers

This film-making club welcomes children of all ages up to 16 who are interested in directing, producing, writing or starring in their own films. The club meets on Mondays 4-5pm. Children will learn how to use all the filming equipment, plan their own projects, grow in confidence and make new friends and have fun along the way! All footage is edited and provided on a DVD at no extra cost. Sessions cost £27.50 per 12-Week Term. Contact Iona on moviememoirs16@gmail.com or visit www.movie-memoirs.co.uk for more info.

Sakura Shotokan Karate Club

Love’s Farm House has a new karate club! It meets every Monday from 6pm-7pm and is run by Sensei Lucas, who is a Double World Karate Champion (London 2017 and Portugal 2018). £5 per session (first session free) and must be booked in advance. The club is currently adults only, but hoping to accept children and families soon. Email cambridgekarate@gmail.com to book, or to register your child’s interest.

Mum & Toddler Yoga

Join Yogabellies’ new Mum and Toddler Yoga class at 9:30am on Friday mornings. The sessions are fun, easy going classes where mums and their mobile little ones can practice yoga together, or toddlers can dip in and out while mum exercises. Ending with snacks, drinks and a chat for everyone involved. Contact niki@yogabellies.co.uk for more information and to book your space.

Sweaty Mama Fitness

sweaty mama

Sweaty Mama is an effective way to exercise with your child. The sessions allow you to bond with your child while you work out, using their weight to intensify the exercise. Over the course of the sessions you will gradually build up your fitness level and strengthen your core to rehabilitate your body after having a baby. The fun workouts are done to upbeat music that both you and your child will love. Sessions are on Thursdays at 11.40am and cost £40 per 6-week block. Contact elly@sweatymama.com for more information or to book your place.

Toddler Sense

From February, the fantastic Baby Sensory programme will include a new Toddler Sense class for toddlers and pre-schoolers. Toddler Sense is a whole new world of sensory stimulation, play, fun adventures and learning. The equipment encourages a wide range of skills including social, physical, emotional, creative, intellectual skills and lots more. There will be a FREE taster session on Tuesday 26 February at 1.30pm. Booking is essential so sign up at www.toddlersense.com/bedfordshire, or contact Sam on beds@babysensory.co.uk.


Details for all of our regular activities are available on our What’s On page.

Launch Festival: Full Details

It’s just a few days to go until Love’s Farm House opens its doors for the very first time. Here’s the low-down on activities you can take part in during our Launch Festival week (plus a few that start the week after). A huge thanks to St Neots Town Council and our session providers for helping us offer the majority of Launch Festival events for free.

Saturday 24 October

LFH LFCASaturday 4pm: Love’s Farm Expo

Our first event is your chance to see the building, meet the people who will be hosting activities and find out about the projects Love’s Farm Community Association (LFCA) is running across Love’s Farm. There will be craft activities, a barbecue and we’ll be burying a time capsule in the garden. Please bring your submissions for the time capsule (must fit into a 90x55mm envelope) by 5pm. Please bring a pre-loved item of clothing to turn into bunting to decorate our venue.

At 6pm we’ll be hosting the LFCA AGM. There’ll be a couple of speeches and voting in of the chair, secretary and treasurer. It’s a great opportunity to find out what LFCA does and how you can get involved.

At 6:30pm there’ll be live music from Parson’s Nose followed by the LFCA Community Champion Awards, a barn dance and disco until midnight, so bring your dancing shoes.

Sunday 25 October

Breakfast ChurchSunday 10-11:30am: Breakfast Church
Always free

come when you can, leave when you need to, come back if you want

Hosted by Helene, the Love’s Farm Community Chaplain, Breakfast Church welcomes all ages to come and eat breakfast, read the papers, explore questions about life, faith and doubt and consider how an ancient story relates today.

Contact Helene on 07938 803501 or email community.chaplain@yahoo.co.uk

BigHero6-1000pxSunday 2pm: Film screening: Big Hero 6
Free Launch Festival event

An action-packed comedy-adventure from the team behind Frozen and Wreck-It Ralph. This Certificate PG film will be shown for free as part of our launch week festivities.

Seats allocated on first-come-first served basis. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Monday 26 October

HartbeepsMonday 9:30am, 10:30am & 11:30am: Hartbeeps
Free tasters in launch week, £6.50 thereafter (£5.50 in advance)

Multi-sensory, developmentally directed, musical storytelling sessions for small people and their grown ups. Designed by experts, fuelled by magic, delivered with love.

  • 9.30am Happy House – toddlers to five years
  • 10.30am Baby Beeps – sitting to walking
  • 11.30am Baby Bells – newborn to sitting

Contact Anna on 07903 142 133, annac@hartbeeps.com to reserve your place.

NCT YogaMonday 3pm: NCT Mother & Baby Yoga
Free taster session in launch week, £10 thereafter (normally at 1:15pm)

Sessions for women from six weeks after birth, gentle yoga-based exercises for mums and babies to do together.

Contact Jenny on 01480 215658 or email jenny@jennysclasses.uk to reserve your place.

Pop MoversMonday 4:45pm: Pop Movers
Free taster session in launch week, £4.50 thereafter (normally at 4:15pm)

A 45-minute dance class for boys and girls aged 5-9. Start with a fun and energetic warm up and then learn a dance routine to your favourite pop songs. Pop Movers is the perfect opportunity for children to have fun, build confidence and make friends.

Contact Amy on 07825 331453 or email amy@limelightentertainmentuk.com to reserve your place.

At Peace YogaMonday 7pm: At Peace Yoga
Free taster session in launch week, £7.50 thereafter (booked in nine week blocks, £9 drop-in)

Yoga for everyone, all ages and abilities, incorporating breathing exercises, movement (asana), meditation and relaxation. Taught by a British Wheel of Yoga teacher and Yoga Therapist.

Contact Rebecca on 07789 175009 or email oakley_rebecca@hotmail.com to reserve your place.

Tuesday 27 October

Baby SensoryTuesday 10am & 11:15am: Baby Sensory
Free tasters in launch week, 9 weeks at £58.50 thereafter (normally 10 at £65)

Baby Sensory introduces you and your baby to a world of rich and varied sensory experiences through a wide range of creative, imagination and exciting activities and tools, all to encourage learning and development in those precious early months.

Contact Sarah Knights on 07921 29937, email Beds@babysensory.co.uk or visit the website to reserve your place.

4 Seasons FitnessTuesday 1:30pm & 2:15pm: 4SF Bootcamp
Free tasters in launch week, £5 thereafter on Thursdays at 1:30pm (6th session is free)

4 Seasons Fitness will be bringing a Bootcamp to Love’s Farm. The session will always be challenging but the instructor will cater for all abilities and help you work towards any goals.

Contact Max on 07862 726276 or email max@4seasonsfitness.co.uk to reserve your place.

Everyone HealthStarting Tuesday 10 November, 1:30pm:
Everyone Health Adult Weight Management
Free (book in advance through your GP or self-referral)

Nutrition and exercise based group session for overweight adults looking to lose weight and live a healthy lifestyle.

Call Vicki on 01223 941150 / 07834 173726 or email victoriawhite@everyonehealth.co.uk for more information.

Pilates ProfessionalTuesday 7pm & 8pm: Pilates Professional
First class free (must be booked in advance), £78 for 12 classes thereafter

Annie Morton’s Pilates classes will help you to reduce back, neck and shoulder pain, improve your posture, flexibility and strengthen your abdominal core muscles.

Contact Annie on 01480 474 363 or email annie@pilates-professional.com to reserve your place.

Wednesday 28 October

LFH coffee cupWednesday 9am-12pm: Farm House Coffee Morning

Pop in for tea, coffee, hot chocolate and cake, lovingly baked and served in the foyer by our team of volunteers.

Music For Little PeopleWednesday 9:30am & 10:30am: Music For Little People
Free tasters in launch week, £7:50 thereafter (normally at 9:45-10:45am and 10:45-11:30am)

Award winning classes build the foundations of learning through music with colourful props and puppets. Delivered by qualified teachers.

Call Karen on 01480 812469 or email karen@mflp.co.uk to reserve your place.

At Peace YogaWednesday 10:30am: At Peace Yoga
Free taster session in launch week, £7.50 thereafter (booked in nine week blocks, £9 drop-in)

Yoga for everyone, all ages and abilities, incorporating breathing exercises, movement (asana), meditation and relaxation. Taught by a British Wheel of Yoga teacher and Yoga Therapist.

Contact Rebecca on 07789 175009 or email oakley_rebecca@hotmail.com to reserve your place.

Children's CentreWednesday 1:30pm: Love’s Farm Starlings
Always free

A drop-in session with play based activities that change weekly, regular baby weighing with a Health Visitor and monthly visits from JobCentrePlus.

Contact St Neots Rural Childrens Centre, 01480 357540, stneotsruralchildrenscentre@cambridgeshire.gov.uk for more information.

Starting Wednesday 4 November 6:30pm: Youth Club

A new youth club for school years 8 to 11 (ages 12-16). Watch this space for more information.

Mad MaxWednesday 7pm: Film screening: Mad Max Fury Road
Free Launch Festival event

The 2015 reboot of George Miller’s deranged post-apocalyptic saga, starring Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron. This Certificate 15 film will be shown for free as part of our launch week festivities.

Seats allocated on first-come-first served basis.

Thursday 29 October

My Pet Monster and MeThursday 11:30am & 2:30pm: My Pet Monster and Me!
£2 in advance

Sophie Bucket lives on a farm with her Dad. She spends all of her time day-dreaming, but most of her time alone. If only she had a little friend to share her adventures. One day, Sophie finds an egg. She keeps it warm, and out pops a cuddly, toothy, burpy, baby MONSTER!   And so, the fun begins…

Brought to life by acclaimed Blunderbus Theatre, this is a very funny show especially for little monsters aged 3-7 and their grown-ups.

Thanks to the generous support from St Neots Town Council, we’re able to bring you this fabulous show for just £2 per person. Last remaining tickets available in person from Love’s Farm House (2:30pm show only) – please call 01480 262626. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Brownies GuidesStarting Thursday 5 November 6pm and 7:30pm

Love’s Farm Brownies and Guides move into their new home.

Email guides@lovesfarmguiding.org.uk for more information.

Friday 30 October

Switch NowStarting Friday 6 November 9:30am: Switch Now

Switch Now aims to provide young adults with learning difficulties / disabilities supported training and work experience to develop employment skills, with the objective to be ‘work ready’. We aim to work collaboratively with the local community and partner organisations to identify the opportunities for employment, aiming for inclusive places of work, with a mutual benefit to both employer and employee.

Contact Mark on 07518 795301, markhawking@switchnow.org.uk or Catherine on 07518 795370, catherinefairholm@swithnow.org.uk for more information.

St Neots LibraryFriday 10:30am: Baby and Toddler Rhymetime
Free taster session in launch week, £1 thereafter (first Thursday of the month at 2:15pm)

Action rhymes and songs for babies and toddlers to enjoy, courtesy of our friends at St Neots Library.

Contact St Neots Library on 0345 045 5225 for more information.

K Dance and FitnessFriday 6:15pm: Burlesque Fitness
Free taster session in launch week, £5 thereafter

A fun and mischievous exercise class combining a cardio work out and burlesque tease.

Friday 7:30pm: Farm House Bar

Good beer, fine wine and the finest company you could hope for, every Friday in the foyer.

Quiz nightFriday 8pm: Love’s Farm Quiz
£1 per person

The LFCA monthly quiz returns in its new home at the Farm House Bar. Emma is your quizmaster this month, so it’s probably worth brushing up on Eastenders plots. The bar will be open so no more bring-your-own-bottle.

Saturday 31 October

The Katy North Academy of Dance and CheerSaturday 9:30am: Rosettes Dance Class
Free taster session in launch week, £4 thereafter

Street/Pop dance mixed with ballroom and Latin for kids ages 4-6 years.

Contact Katy on 07500 875060 or email katynorth.danceacademy@gmail.com to reserve your place.

The Katy North Academy of Dance and CheerSaturday 10am: Junior Street Dance
Free taster session in launch week, £5.50 thereafter

Street dance for kids aged 7-10 years.

Contact Katy on 07500 875060 or email katynorth.danceacademy@gmail.com to reserve your place.

Halloween DiscoSaturday 6-10pm: Halloween Family Disco
£1 in advance

Get ready for an evening of spooky fun and ghoulish goings on at the Farm House. There’ll be games for younger children from 6pm and a chance for kids and adults of all ages to strut their freakiest moves from 7pm. Fancy dress encouraged but not essential.

Tickets cost £1 and are available in advance from Love’s Farm House throughout launch week (from 24 October). Children must be accompanied by an adult.